Condensing Tube


Condensing tubes are used to cool and liquify vapors. The form did not originate with the German chemist, Justus von Liebig, but was often associated with him.

Ref: Arthur H. Thomas, Laboratory Apparatus and Reagents (Philadelphia, 1921), p. 177.

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Credit Line: Gift of University of Pennsylvania Chemistry Lab

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CH.315816.002Catalog Number: 315816.002Accession Number: 217523

Object Name: Condensing Tube

Physical Description: glass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 68.7 cm x 9.6 cm x 3.2 cm; 27 1/16 in x 3 25/32 in x 1 1/4 inoverall: 27 1/8 in x 3 11/16 in x 1 3/8 in; 68.8975 cm x 9.36625 cm x 3.4925 cm


Record Id: nmah_1692359

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